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Ezekiel Cleaver family papers

 Collection — othertype: SC-021
Identifier: SFHL-SC-021


This collection includes the correspondence and miscellaneous papers of a Quaker family concerning the Hicksite/Orthodox controversy in Ohio, conditions of everyday life in Virginia and the Midwest, and observations on slavery and the use of tobacco. Also included is an account of Cleaver family births and deaths, 1729-1895.


  • Creation: 1729-1895


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This collection is available for research use.

Biographical / Historical

Ezekiel and Ellis were sons of Ezekiel and Mary Lewis Cleaver of Gwynedd Monthly Meeting (Society of Friends) in Pennsylvania. The former married Abigail Richards in 1787 after moving to Crooked Run in Virginia; he and his family subsequently received a certificate of removal to Westland in 1801 and settled in Warren County, Ohio.


.1 linear ft. (.1 linear feet (20 items.))

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source of acquisition--Thomas and Elizabeth Foulke. Method of acquisition--Gift of.

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Archives, Personal Papers, And Manuscripts (Appm)
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